Fool

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Fool->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fool
fool
idiot
tomfool
wiseacre
simpleton
witling
dizzard
donkey
ass
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ninny
ninny
ninnyhammer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ chowderhead
chowderhead
chucklehead
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dolt
dolt
booby
Tom Noddy
looby
hoddy-doddy
noddy
nonny
noodle
nizy
owl
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ goose
goose
goosecap
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ imbecile
imbecile
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gaby
gaby
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ radoteur
radoteur
nincompoop
badaud
zany
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ trifler
trifler
babbler
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pretty fellow
pretty fellow
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ natural
natural
niais
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ child
child
baby
infant
innocent
milksop
sop
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ oaf
oaf
lout
loon
lown
dullard
doodle
calf
colt
buzzard
block
put
stick
stock
numps
tony
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ bull head
bull head
dunderhead
addlehead
blockhead
dullhead
loggerhead
jolthead
jolterhead
beetlehead
grosshead
muttonhead
noodlehead
giddyhead
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ numbskull
numbskull
thickskull
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ lackbrain
lackbrain
shallowbrain
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ halfwit
halfwit
lackwit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ dunderpate
dunderpate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ lunkhead
lunkhead
=>(U.S.)
sawney
gowk
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ clod
clod
clod-hopper
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ clod-poll
clod-poll
clot-poll
clot-pate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ bull calf
bull calf
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gawk
gawk
Gothamite
lummox
rube
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ men of Boeotia
men of Boeotia
wise men of Gotham
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ un sot a triple etage
un sot a triple etage
sot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ jobbernowl
jobbernowl
changeling
mooncalf
gobemouche
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ dotard
dotard
driveler
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ old fogey
old fogey
old woman
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ crone
crone
grandmother
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ cotquean
cotquean
henhussy
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ greenhorn
greenhorn
&c.(dupe) 547
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ dunce
dunce
&c.(ignoramus) 493
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ lubber
lubber
&c.(bungler) 701
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ madman
madman
&c. 504
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ one who will not set the Thames on fire
one who will not set the Thames on fire
one who did not invent gunpowder
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ qui n'a pas invente' la poudre
qui n'a pas invente' la poudre
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ no conjuror
no conjuror

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Fool — Fool, n. [OE. fol, n. & adj., F. fol, fou, foolish, mad; a fool, prob. fr. L. follis a bellows, wind bag, an inflated ball; perh. akin to E. bellows. Cf. {Folly}, {Follicle}.] 1. One destitute of reason, or of the common powers of understanding;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fool — Ⅰ. fool [1] ► NOUN 1) a person who acts unwisely. 2) historical a jester or clown. ► VERB 1) trick or deceive. 2) (fool about/around) act in a joking or frivolous way. 3) …   English terms dictionary

  • fool — fool1 [fo͞ol] n. [ME fol < OFr (Fr fou) < LL follis < L, windbag, bellows: see FOLLICLE] 1. a) a person with little or no judgment, common sense, wisdom, etc.; silly or stupid person; simpleton b) Obs. a mentally retarded person 2. a man …   English World dictionary

  • Fool — steht für: Fool (Süßspeise) April Fool, ein Segelboot The Fool, eine Designergruppe Fool (Roman), Roman von Christopher Moore FOOL steht für: Flughafen Libreville Leon M ba in Gabun (ICAO Code) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fool — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fool Single por Shakira Lanzado 2003 Grabado 2001 Género Rock Duración …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fool — Fool, v. t. 1. To infatuate; to make foolish. Shak. [1913 Webster] For, fooled with hope, men favor the deceit. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fool — fool, idiot, imbecile, moron, simpleton, natural are often used popularly and interchangeably of one regarded as lacking sense or good judgment but each can be more precisely applied to someone mentally deficient in a given degree. Fool, the most …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Fool — Fool, n. [Cf. F. fouler to tread, crush. Cf. 1st {Foil}.] A compound of gooseberries scalded and crushed, with cream; commonly called gooseberry fool. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fool — Fool, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fooled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fooling}.] To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth. [1913 Webster] Is this a time for fooling? Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fool — [n] stupid or ridiculous person ass, birdbrain*, blockhead*, bonehead*, boob*, bore, buffoon, clod*, clown, cretin*, dimwit*, dolt*, dope*, dumb ox*, dunce, dunderhead*, easy mark*, fair game*, fathead*, goose*, halfwit, idiot, ignoramus,… …   New thesaurus

  • fool — index bilk, deceive, defraud, delude, dupe, ensnare, entrap, evade (deceive), illude …   Law dictionary

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